In a big win for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred shareholders, the Supreme Court has decided it will hear the Collins case. It’s widely expected that the court will rule the net worth sweep illegal, which would mean preferred shareholders would finally receive the big payday they believe they are due.
In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ+ people are protected from workplace discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, also known as Title VII. This comes days after the Trump administration rolled back protections from LGBTQ+ people, where health care providers can refuse to treat them because of their religious beliefs. This is a huge win for us, but our work is not done yet. In the midst of a pandemic, today’s historic ruling is a step forward.
The US Supreme Court has ordered the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to re-visit its ruling that had affirmed comedian and billionaire media mogul Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias lawsuit against media giant Comcast Corp. Allen has long claimed that the cable television giant consciously and purposely discriminated against black-owned channels.
Our democracy is dependent on a great many things, but balance may be the most important facet to our success.
Everything wrong with the world right now stems from people not minding their own business and focusing on their own lives, and trying to control others.
Electronic communication has permeated modern society; it's no wonder that wire tapping has become almost expected in the US. The Patriot Project normalized wire tapping for an entire generation. It is baffling to imagine a time in history where wire tapping was not only rare but actually illegal.
Virginia high schooler Gavin Grimm has had his day in court neatly sidestepped by the Supreme Court.